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Windows 7: usb 3.0 docking station

24 Mar 2013   #1
baccini

windows 7 64bit sp1
 
 
usb 3.0 docking station

Hi does anyone know of a usb 3.0 docking station for 3.5" and 2.5" sata drives that runs off the usb power? ie no power supply thanks.


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25 Mar 2013   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I would think that 3.5" drives would require more power than USB could provide. I don't recall seeing many of those. 2.5" laptop drives should be okay with just USB power.
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25 Mar 2013   #3
essenbe

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider
 
 

They have their own power supply. USB 3.0 will not provide enough power for the 3.5" drives. Deacon is exactly right.
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26 Mar 2013   #4
baccini

windows 7 64bit sp1
 
 

Ok thanks for the info lads power supply it is then.
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